Definition of batboy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbatboi/


A boy who is employed to look after and retrieve bats during a baseball game and as a general assistant at other times.
Example sentences
  • A 16-year-old boy comes of age when he becomes a batboy for a fictional baseball team.
  • Gibson Jr. became interested in a career in professional baseball while serving as a batboy for one of his father's teams, the Pittsburgh Crawfords.
  • On June 2, 1973, I was the honorary batboy at a Pittsburgh Pirates game.

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Syllabification: bat·boy

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